Nancy Wheeldon: Red foxes in MB
The Wildlife Society

The Canadian Section of The Wildlife Society is affiliated with The Wildlife Society (TWS) was founded in 1937, with a mission to "inspire, empower, and enable wildlife professionals to sustain wildlife populations and habitats through science-based management and conservation.” The Wildlife Society enhances members’ opportunities through networking and learning, professional and career development, and provides numerous ways for members’ to get more involved in creating a better future for wildlife and their habitats.

TWS has nearly 10,000 members, which includes:

  • Scientists, managers, educators, technicians, planners, consultants and others who manage, conserve, and study wildlife populations and habitats.
  • Students who are pursuing degrees and experience that will enable them to become the next generation of wildlife professionals.
  • Supporters who help spread the word and take action on important wildlife and habitat issues.

TWS members are active across the United States, Canada, and Mexico, as well as internationally.

The Society is comprised of four main levels:

  1. The International Wildlife Society
  2. Sections (e.g. Canadian Section)
  3. Chapters (e.g. Manitoba Chapter)
  4. Student Chapters (e.g. University of Winnipeg Student Chapter)

For more information on the history of TWS, please click HERE.